16 portraits: The players of tech

These tech-world luminaries - photographed during our recent Brainstorm Tech conference - aren't just changing the game; they've defined it. Photographs by Robyn Twomey.

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Gina Bianchini
Gina Bianchini
CEO, Ning

You could join Facebook or MySpace, but Ning CEO Gina Bianchini wants you to build your own social network.

Her two-year-old startup, launched with Netscape founder Mark Andreesen, offers a platform for connecting people around interests and passions.

As of July, Ning had 29.3 million users across 1.3 million Ning-constructed networks.

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Last updated September 01 2009: 11:30 AM ET
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